The entire Indian dressing room was happy after their emphatic win over the Aussies. India have won the historic Boxing Day Test at Melbourne by 137 runs.
There was a forecast of run in the fifth day, which threatened to wash out the full day. Australia needed 141 runs while India needed 2 wickets for the win.
The first session was entirely washed out and early lunch was taken. During the lunch the skies cleared and the visitors needed just 27 balls to wrap things up. After the win the entire took a victory lap in order to acknowledge the crowd support.
The Bharat Army is a group which travels with the team on their overseas assignments. They congratulated the team and welcomed them to their hotel. Outside the hotel a small group of Bharat Army were dancing and were ready to give a welcome to the victorious team.
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Coach Shastri came out first with a beer
As the team bus stopped in front of the hotel, it was coach Ravi Shastri who came out first. He was holding a bottle of beer in his hands and took a sip while walking past the group of fans.
Skipper Virat Kohli, who was also in a good mood with the win, followed him next. He tapped his feet with the music for a second before entering the hotel.
All of the Indian team members were happy with the welcome. Even Hardik Pandya started performing bhangra iver the music that was being played.
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With the thumping win, India have retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. They will now look forward to win the last Test at Sydney and eventually win the series.
If they manage to do so, it will be the first time in the history of Indian cricket that they will win a Test series Down Under. They had a promising series in South Africa and England, but failed to capitalize on it. However this time they seem to be up for the challenge against Australia.